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Hoopes Sisters IllustrationsSpring 2018

Susan Barribeau ’77, MA’91 had no time to waste when she came across a listing for 25 sketchbooks that had belonged to Margaret and Florence Hoopes. She recognized their names immediately.

It was 2008, and Barribeau — then the new English-language humanities librarian and literary-collections curator for UW–Madison Libraries…

Humanities & Culture

Scene Setting

Jeff Miller photo

Elise Schimke ’17 sought solitude in campus libraries during her time at UW–Madison. So when the history and English literature major from Stevens Point, Wisconsin, had to pick a subject for a project in an elective photo class, her choice was automatic.



Ask Helen C.Fall 2016

Bryce Richter

Even in today’s era of selfies and Snapchat, a bulletin board in the corner of the College Library lobby has turned into a must-see spot for the library’s thousands of visitors.

Dozens of comment cards make their way into the suggestion…